ERIC Number: ED198653
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
A Curriculum Guide for Developing Communication Skills in the Preschool Child. Pediatric Language Institutes--A Training Program for Day Care Personnel.
Sontag, Dianne Booth; And Others
The document describes the Pediatric Language Institutes' program to develop speech and language skills to preschool children with language deficits. Initial sections describe the program in terms of assessment of children's skills, the daily schedule, design of classrooms, lesson presentation, incidental teaching, and behavior management. The bulk of the report contains units on the family (self and senses, family members); home (rooms, chores, food); community helpers; and animals (farm and farm animals, pets, zoo and zoo animals). Outlined for activities within each topic are the skill area involved, language emphasis, procedure, and materials. Vocabulary words relating to each topic are also listed. Appended are a pediatric language laboratory progress chart, a hierarchy for teaching basic vocabulary, a hierarchy for teaching colors, a hierarchy for teaching prepositions, a hierarchy for teaching body parts, and a hierarchy for teaching action verbs. (SBH)
Descriptors: Curriculum Guides, Day Care, Delayed Speech, Language Handicaps, Language Skills, Learning Activities, Preschool Education, Speech Skills, Units of Study
University of Tennessee, Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology, Pediatric Language Programs, Knoxville, TN 37916 ($4.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Tennessee Univ., Knoxville. Dept. of Audiology and Speech Pathology.
Identifiers: Pediatric Language Programs; Tennessee (Knoxville)
Note: A part of the Pediatric Language Programs. For related document, see EC 131 737.